Showing posts in the category of China

GM To Invest $5 Billion In New Small Car Family For Emerging Markets


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General Motors is planning to spend $5 billion over the next several years to develop a new range of small cars based on a common architecture. The technology-rich vehicles will be built and sold as Chevrolets in China, Brazil, India, Mexico and other emerging markets.

China Creates Very Tesla-Like Concept For Model S Rivaling Electric Sedan


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The Chinese automotive business model is ridiculous: even when they don’t blatantly copy another car’s design, they still like to give strange nods to the car that provided the inspiration. Take this newly unveiled electric sedan called the Youxia X.

Landwind's X7 Range Rover Evoque Clone Priced, On Sale In China This August!


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Thanks to China’s - shall we call them simple intellectual property rights legislation, the Landwind X7 is go for sale – cars start arriving in showrooms early next month!

Jeep Cherokee Will Be Built In China This Year, Two New Models To Follow


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Jeep’s global ambitions are clearer with each day that passes. Following the announcement it will build a new Jeep model in India from 2017, FCA has even greater plans for the Jeep brand in China.

Chinese Mother Refuses To Let Firefighters Damage Her BMW To Help Her 3-Year Old Son


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Just when you thought you've seen them all, this just happened in the city of Yiwu, China last Saturday, when a woman left her 3 year old son in her BMW, which then apparently locked itself.

Chinese Create Cool Folding Parking Spot-Sized Garage


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China may often be making automotive headlines for the wrong reasons, but it does occasionally show some actual engineering brilliance. These fold-able parking cocoons originate in the People's Republic, but are all the rage in some other Middle Eastern or Asian nations as well.

Shanghai Hotel Adds BMW i8 To Its Service Fleet


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The Peninsula Shanghai has become the world’s first five-star hotel to feature a BMW i8 in its fleet.

Citroën Previews China-Exclusive C-Quatre Sedan With Official Design Sketches


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Citroën has released a set of renderings depicting the next-generation C-Quatre budget sedan for the Chinese market.

Wealthy Chinese Buying Less Rolls-Royces To Avoid Unwanted Attention


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After many years of spectacular growth, Rolls-Royce sales in China are being hit by the country’s crackdown on corruption and conspicuous consumption.

Chinese Made Maserati Ghibli Tuning Pack Looks Outstanding


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It may be made in China, but this Maserati Ghibli looks ferociously good. Truth be told, not anyone can make a Ghibli look madder than it already is, but ASPEC – a Chinese tuning house – pulled it off.

Citroën C5’s Successor Will Be Sold In China, European Availability Uncertain


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Citroën CEO Linda Jackson said that the C5 midsize series will have a successor, but only confirmed China as the car's primary and possibly, sole market.

Porsche May Sue China’s Zotye For Macan Clone


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You know the Zotye T700 (pictured), it’s that Chinese crossover that looks exactly like a Macan. Well, Porsche doesn’t like that and it’s reportedly going to sue the automaker, although we imagine that's going to be a heck of a task in China...

Final Destination? Huge Blade Cuts Into Chinese Driver’s Pickup On Highway


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Looking at this giant saw blade damaged JMC pickup, you’d think it was some sort of movie prop, but it isn’t. It’s the result of direct physical contact and actually a pretty awesome sight.

Mercedes Selling As Many Maybachs In China Each Month As It Used To Sell Globally In A Year


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As the world’s largest market for the S-Class, China has an enormous appetite for Mercedes-Maybachs as well. The automaker is selling about 500 units of the range-topping S-Class every month in China, which is almost as many as it used to sell worldwide in a year back when Maybach was a standalone brand.

The Byd E6 Returns Electricity To The Charging Grid


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The BYD e6 is the only production car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid via the AC charging system, but I bet you already knew that.

China's Baidu And BMW Will Launch A Self-Driving Prototype


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What’s the deal with software companies and autonomous driving?

China's Zotye Clones Porsche Macan With New T700!


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Just when you think that Chinese automakers are backing down from their vile practice of cloning western vehicles, along comes a car like the Zotye T700.

VW Phaeton Gets A Mild Makeover In China


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It’s no secret that China is the main market for VW’s flagship luxury sedan, the Phaeton.

New Chinese Car Wash Employs Girls With Very Revealing Outfits


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Even though it's not an original idea, it does seem like somebody's business is about to take off really fast, doesn't it?

VW And SAIC Will Build 15 New EVs And PHEVs In China By 2019


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VW and its joint venture partner SAIC Motor Corporation have announced plans to build new plug-in hybrid and fully electric models in China.